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Whether you are looking to put your best foot forward during the first dance at your wedding or just taking up a new hobby, ballroom dance instruction is a romantic challenge. Individuals and couples alike are finding recreation and fitness through the finesse and elegance of this fine art. With the season heating up and spring fever in full bloom, why not turn up the temperature and dance your way into swimsuit season? Listed below are some of Denver’s best studios that are guaranteed to have you waltzing your way to fitness in no time.

Arthur Murray Colorado
10015 E. Hampden
Denver, CO 80231
(303) 337-2311

Arthur Murray Dance Studios are stepping gracefully ahead of their competitors. Offering instruction that spans broadly from classic ballroom to sensual Latin dance as well as many other varieties, these studios are easily one of the front runners in Denver’s dance industry. Established with the students in mind, the accommodation doesn’t end there. With three convenient locations on the front range (Denver, Castle Rock and Lakewood) you can access an Arthur Murray studio and multiple class schedules from just about anywhere in the metro area. They are currently running a spring special for both couples and individuals looking to enroll, offering five lessons for $95.

Booth’s Dance Denver
6830 N. Broadway, Unit D
Denver, CO 80221
(303) 412-7712

Founded more than 30 years ago by husband and wife duo Richard and Jennifer Booth, Booth’s Dance Denver has grown from a one room studio to three floors of expansive studio space and a talented staff. Offering private lessons, group lessons or the combination of both, Booth’s Dance teaches 30 varieties of dance including ballroom, Latin and swing. Each Friday and Sunday night, the studio provides two social dances where you can go and put your skills to the test! All levels are welcome from the novice to the advanced and that coupled with the Booth’s seasoned reputation and instruction makes this studio one of Denver’s finest.

Fred Astaire Dance Studios Of Denver
850 Englewood Parkway, Suite 100 C
Englewood, CO 80110
(303) 806-8100

Fred Astaire Dance Studio has been teaching Denver to dance for more than 60 years! Specializing in ballroom dance, the studio offers a wide variety of classes and two different locations: Englewood and Westminster. Fred Astaire Dance Studios’ heart for the community is as broad as their experience and talent. In the past, the instructors have donated valuable time and lessons to help raise funds for Denver area schools. This dance studio will not only whip you into dancing shape but also how to lead in life, as  well as on the dance floor.

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TM Ballroom Dance Studio
12354 W. Alameda Parkway #170
Lakewood, CO 80228
(303) 918-3755

Boasting a “friendly, professional atmosphere for students of all ages and skill levels,” TM Ballroom Dance Studio offers its students an exceptional lesson at a cost effective value. The instructors specialize in Ballroom and Social Dancing weekly, Tuesday through Saturday. The staff of three have made a big impact on their dancers in Denver. Past students rave that TM is the best studio to take lessons at and that it has not only strengthened the physicality of couples who have taken lessons there but their relationships as well. They offer a big bang for a manageable buck ranking this studio among Denver’s elite.

Colorado Dancesport
5151 S. Federal Blvd., Suite F-1
Littleton, CO 80213
(720) 283-2623

The instructors at Colorado Dancesport strive to understand as much as they teach. Each student gets an individual experience based on the “why” behind his or her desire to dance. With this unique approach, dance instructors customize each dancer’s training from recreational to the more professional aspects of ballroom competitions. To seal the deal they prove their passion and commitment to all who come through their doors by never requiring a contract be signed or long term commitment be made. Priding themselves on giving their students the best results is what gives Colorado Dancesport a leading edge in Denver.

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Marian is a freelance writer with a passion for music, entertainment and nightlife. She writes regularly on assignment for as their Pop Music Journalist. You can view her page here.